|Tufa (Em110) - Graham Dunning|
A live performance at Electronic Organica V (Britons Protection, Manchester) using turntables, modified records, objects and electronics in May 2010. Graham Dunning is a sound and visual artist based in the UK. His sound sources include field recordings pressed to dubplates; modified records; adapted playback equipment such as reel-to-reel tape players, turntables and Walkmans; found sounds, especially discarded footage of people's home recordings; home made electronics and circuit bends; broken...
Keywords: soundart; graham dunning; electronics; found sound; objects; turntables; turntablism; noise; electronic organica; manchester; uk; collage; soundscape; noisescape; altered records; modified turntable; modified records; philip jech; christian marclay
|Blank Canvas (Em153) - YMMV|
Live recording of a 2011 performance from (UK) improvising trio YMMV. Recorded on April the 9th in Liverpool UK. Thanks to YMMV for their help in the release of this album on Electronic Musik. Artwork copyright YMMV. YMMV are Adrian Beentjes, Neil Packer and David Cunliffe. YMMV have provided the following information about themselves : Whoever named YMMV was either lucky or prescient. The only thing about the group that hasn't changed since it formed in 1967 is the rhythm section of Y, M and MV...
Keywords: ymmv; free improvisation; noise; free noise; blank canvas; frakture; collage; sound; percussion; sax; home made instruments; bowed cymbal; amm; mev; neil packer; uk; improvisers; fluxus; art noise; contact microphones; field recordings; sound art; adrian beentjes; david cunliffe
|Collision II (Em159) - Anton Mobin / Noise Research|
Second in a series of split releases from Anton Mobin and Noise Research Born in 1979, Anthony Baron lives in Paris and works where the improvisation and the sound creation is going full swing in the world. It is under the name of Anton Mobin that he produces his radio creations and that he occurs on stage. Anton Mobin's sound activities evolve in two universes: the improvised music and the radio art...
Keywords: noise research; anton mobin; noise; sound art; ambient; fonik; electronic music; electronica; amm; cluster; collage; ian simpson; sound scape; space scape; uk; france; paris; psychedelia; psychedelic
|December 26th 2011 (Em160) - Thee Alex|
Thee Alex 'December 26th, 2011' Recorded live in one take, with no overdubs on Boxing Day, 2011. Casio SK-1, Boss DD5, Korg Monotron, Bliptronic, Stylophone, Danelectro distortion pedal. All music and cover art by Alex Botten www.alexcharlesmusic.co.uk www.alexbottten.co.uk www.theemoths.co.uk
Keywords: thee moths; alex botten; noise; analogue; digital; sound art; field recordings; ambient; birmingham; soundscapes; electronic music; electronic musik; art; sound collage; uk noise; electronica; vco; vcf; vca
|Frosty Morning (Em128) - Thee Moths vs Mutate|
Mutate & Thee Moths 'Frosty Morning' Recorded at The Lab, by Ade Bordicott. Ade played effects pedals, dictaphones, and bass guitar Alex played theremin, Elk-tronics synth, Yamaha mini-keyboard, Mattel U-Create Originally made as a session for Phantom Circuit. http://www.myspace.com/mutate69 http://www.theemoths.co.uk
Keywords: mutate; thee moths; ade bordicott; alex botten; experimental; noise; soundscapes; sound collage; sound art; electronica; guitar loops; tape loops; phantom circuit; birmingham; frosty morning; music concrete; musik; musique; electronic musik; UK net label
|Third Function Surrender (Em156) - Kurt Signs and Noise Research|
Third Function Surrender is a remix / collaboration project between Jeremy Gluck (aka Kurt Signs) and Ian Simpson (aka Noise Research). It features a radial reworking of each others works plus the original works, hence 4 tracks in all. Track one is originally by Noise Research and has been extensively reworked by Kurt Signs. Track two is by Kurt Signs and was radically reworked by Noise Research Tracks three and four are the pieces in their original state...
Keywords: jeremy gluck; noise research; experimental music; remix project; sound art; free noise; film soundtracks; fonik; aht-n; music concrete; barracudas; carbon manual; canada; uk; improvisation; text based; cut ups; tape cut ups; itsu jitsu; clinical archives
|Thee Moths sought the advice of the Courage Wolf: Vol 1 (Em119) - Thee Moths|
Another release from EM favourites Thee Moths. The physical release of 'Thee Moths Sought the Advice of Courage Wolf: Volume 1' is a single microcassette, the same microcassette that the album was recorded onto via an old dictaphone. Analogue synths, distortion, theremin, voice, banjo-dulcimer, delay, kaoss pad, guitar, pick-up and dictaphone feedback are all buried under layers of tape hiss and mechanical distortion...
Keywords: thee moths; noise; industrail; sound art; alex botton; electronic musik; sound collage; electronic music; stockhausen; steve reich; philip glass; birmingham; uk; electronica; tape noise; tape hiss; tape collage; dystopian; synthesizers; analogue
|The Elements Inside Two Circles (Em154) - Black Forest Orchestra|
Black Forest Orchestra were put together to perform at the Woodland Gathering Festival in July 2011. This is their only performance so far. Wooodland Gathering was an event staged by Radio Black Forest in Fellfoot Wood, Cumbria UK. Black Forest Orchestra Shaun Blezard - electronics / laptop Glenn Boulter - bowed guitars Simon Jones - electronics / objects Ian Simpson - electronics The recording was very kindly and wonderfully made by Kevin Busby of Phantom Circuit...
Keywords: clutter; phantom circuit; glenn boulter; FON; noise club; hot hail; noise research; fonik; deep clutter; radio balck forest; fellfoot wood; cumbria; uk; noise; sound art; improvisation; electronica; bowed guitar; contact microphone; earth monkey productions; electronic musik
|Air and Water (Em141) - Noise Research / Sean Derrick Cooper Marquardt|
Split release from Noise Research and Sean Derrick Cooper Marquardt Sean Derrick Cooper Marquardt, born in Chicago (USA), now living in Berlin, is a performance artist, musician, free improvisator and composer of experimental music. This piece was created using his accidental guitar method. Noise Research is the alter-ego of UK Sound Artist / Musician Ian Simpson who has been involved in the experimental / improvised music scene for many years...
Keywords: guitar noise; noise; ambient; noise research; sean derrick cooper marquardt; wire magazine; collage; music concrete; soundscapes; accidental guitar method; industrial; saggitarius; friends of saggitarius; dada; landscapes; ian simpson; germany; uk; electronic musik; electronica; found sounds; field recordings; musique; stockhausen; pierre schaeffer; berio; nono; avant garde; experimental music; improvisation
|First Recordings (Em147) - Psychiatric Challenge|
Recordings from the first public performance given by UK noise / improv collective Psychiatric Challenge. These are previously unreleased. Recorded at in June 2003 at 'The Pyramid' this is the second two pieces recorded that night. Psychiatric Challenge disbanded in 2006. All, except Lewis Gill, are still involved in experimental / improvised music. Neil Packer - guitar / toys / circuit bent pedals Ian Simpson - tabletop guitar / radio / tone generator Harry Gallimore - home made synthesizers / ...
Keywords: noise; psychiatric challenge; free improvisation; free jazz; art noise; art; sound art; guitar drone; tabletop guitar; circuit bending; uk; 2003; pyramid; post rock; amm; stockhausen; fred frith; keith rowe; henry cow; krautrock; non; test department; industrial; soundscapes; noisescapes; music concrete; electroacoustic music; the new music